Do you love decorating for the holidays, but don’t have a lot of time or money? This Peeping Pumpkin, takes less than 30 minutes and costs less than $10. Even if you aren’t the craftiest person, this Peeping Pumpkin Halloween Craft is easy to create and makes a unique decoration for your porch this Halloween.
First, prepare yourself and your area. Lay down newspaper or plastic table cloth (optional), put on Performance Nitrile Workin’ Gloves
Cut along the top of your pumpkin to make a lid; set aside. Hollow out your pumpkin, setting seeds aside in a separate bowl (optional: see Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe).
Tip: If you want your pumpkin to last be sure to thoroughly remove all guts, or for even further rot prevention measures see How to Keep a Pumpkin from Rotting Before Halloween.
Next, adhere 2 tooth picks to back of each googly eye using Duct Tape. Then, pressing down gently, but firmly, attach each googly eye to the top ledge of your pumpkin.
Place a Performance Nitrile Workin’ Glove next to each googly eye.
Optional: Fill gloves with toilet paper to smooth out wrinkles and add extra dimension. Place next to googly eyes and attach with a thumbtack.
Finally, find the perfect spot to display your Peeping Pumpkin and place lid on top. Enjoy!
Optional Next Steps:
For Ideas on how to turn your Pumpkin Seeds into a healthy kid-friendly snack check out our Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe.